Symantec Client Proxy ActiveX control (CLIproxy.dll) buffer overflow

scp-cliproxy-activex-bo (56355) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Symantec Client Proxy ActiveX control (CLIproxy.dll) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes an overly long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.3
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to SYM10-004 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SYM10-004: Symantec Client Proxy Buffer Overflow in Older Product Versions.
  • BID-38222: Symantec Client Proxy ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0108: Buffer overflow in the cliproxy.objects.1 ActiveX control in the Symantec Client Proxy (CLIproxy.dll) in Symantec AntiVirus 10.0.x, 10.1.x before MR9, and 10.2.x before MR4; and Symantec Client Security 3.0.x and 3.1.x before MR9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the SetRemoteComputerName function.
  • OSVDB ID: 62413: Symantec Multiple Products Client Proxy ActiveX (CLIproxy.dll) Remote Overflow
  • SA38651: Symantec Products Client Proxy ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec AntiVirus 10.0
  • Symantec AntiVirus 10.1
  • Symantec AntiVirus 10.2
  • Symantec Client Security 3.0
  • Symantec Client Security 3.1

Reported:

Feb 17, 2010

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